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Prof. Charles Dokubo, Coordinator Presidential Amnesty Programme

Amnesty programme empowers 1, 271 beneficiaries

The beneficiaries, who had already been trained in various skills, were given empowerment packs in their respective trade areas to enable them start businesses to eke a living.

Senate committee okays 10-year-jail term for theft of electricity cable, others

Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy has recommended a jail term of 10 years, without an option of fine, if found guilty to have conspired, counselled or accepted to procure or to hold in custody, stolen parts, components or pieces of a public power equipment.

Governor Akeredolu ends four years power outage in Ondo communities

Reprieve have come the way of residents of Plaza area of Akure, the Ondo State capital as electricity was returned to the area after four years of power outage.

EEDC berates illegal distribution of electricity in Imo

Enugu Electricity Distribution Company, EEDC, yesterday cried out over the illegal distribution of electricity to members of the public by unauthorised persons.
Benin Electricity Distribution Plc. (BEDC)

BEDC blames power outage on cable explosion

The Management of Benin Electricity Distribution Company (BEDC) on Friday blamed power outage in parts of Benin City, Edo, on cable explosion.

Police arrest 30 robbers, cultists in Kwara

Kwara State police command has arrested 30 suspected armed robbers and cultists within the Ilorin metropolis, two weeks after resumption of new commissioner of police, Mr. Bolaji Fafowora.

TCN lays underground cables to power Eko Atlantic

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria, TCN, has disclosed that it is embarking on a swot up that would assist it in laying underground cables to connect Eko Atlantic with a view to supplying electricity to the modern city.

Governor Akeredolu tasks DisCos on provision of meters to avoid rift

Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has called on distribution companies in the country to provide meters for all homes to avoid rifts between their staff members and their consumers.
Africa's richest man Aliko Dangote

Dangote donates N.3 billion business school to University of Ibadan

Leading businessman and Chairman of Aliko Dangote Foundation, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, has challenged the government to muster the will to provide critical infrastructure that will make the nation’s environment conducive to commerce and industry.

Power supply: TCN inaugurates 100MVA transformer

The management of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), on Monday inaugurated 100 MVA transformer at Alimosho substation, Lagos to boost electricity supply to residents within Ikeja Disco.

Enugu DisCo urges customers to embrace smart prepaid meters

The Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC) on Tuesday blamed the rejection of smart prepaid meters by some customers on ignorance.

NAPTIN begins training of 300 TCN engineers

The National Power Training Institute of Nigeria (NAPTIN) has commenced training of 300 engineers of Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) under the international collaboration with the Association of Power Utilities of Africa (APUA).

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Federal government trains 45,000 Nigerians on entrepreneurial skills

The Federal Government said 45,000 Nigerians were trained on various entrepreneurial skills in the last two years to curb unemployment in the country.
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South African troops pull out of violent Cape Town suburbs

South African soldiers pulled out of gang-ridden suburbs of Cape Town on Friday after a brief show of force, leaving residents uncertain about what to expect next.

Labourer jailed 28 months for indecently touching woman

A Minna Magistrates’ Court, on Friday sentenced a labourer, Abubakar Mohammed, to 28 months in prison for indecently touching a woman while taking a ride in a tricycle.
Semi Ajayi

Semi Ajayi set to dump Rotherham United for West Brom

The tall centre-back can also play in midfield and will be a good addition to the West Brom squad who will be looking to secure promotion to the English Premier League next season.
The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Tribunal: It’s possible to hack any server – Atiku Abubakar’s witness

A witness called on Friday by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar stated that it was possible to access electronic server and alter date stored in it without the authority of the owner.